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Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:30am EST
concerns over surveillance and are changing encryption technology they employ to protect their customers. public outcry is another motivating factors into companies putting up this latest firewall. a recent abc "washington post" policies -- [ technical difficulties ] [ technical difficulties ] nsa spying is changing the way governments approach security too. brazilian companies are forcing foreign companies to redesign their servers to ensure all brazilian data does not leave the country. >> translator: i think this is an important moment. we are taking this attitude of wanting increased internet privacy in line with what we have already done, advocating for increased privacy. all recognized organizations concerned with this matter of governance and by our own work here in recent years. >> meanwhile in germany, the foreign minister demanded an explanation from visiting congressmen as well as a clear path forward in dealing with the american surveillance program. >> we know that trust has been lost, and we work together on rebuilding this trust. this means two points are in the
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
partners with the technology behind ebay allows for these retailers to do in their stores. we know that paypal is available in a lot of store locations. how do you explain that to retailers who see business change quickly? you build something like this. >> this looks like a shopping mall. >> this is where the honey mustard is. >> but it is not a store at all. it is a fake storefront built by ebay to demonstrate the future of shopping. >> this is our technology playground. it gives us an opportunity to showcase what we have put into the market. >> hill ferguson is the chief product officer. look at what e- commerce retailers were able to do for our mind shoppers, personalizing the website in giving them custom storefronts was they register and come back to it, none of that is in the off-line world today. that means for having businesses to be placed cast registers with ipads that ron paypal software, to swapping wallets for phones. they are also partnering with rolling out high-tech touchscreen walls like this one in san francisco. interactive glass. we turn eight tablet storefront an in
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
., australia, and others combine. payment ranges from the lira to the yen. looking use technology to make payments for the world's biggest brands. all of it adds up to more than $14 billion in revenue for ebay last year. for more on the booming business, i am joined by the man who is responsible for turning them into a global e-commerce platform and a leader in global payments. is the ceo of ebay. under his leadership, they have grown to over $15 billion today. congratulations on that. this is a big time of year frio. >> we're happy to have you here. >> let's talk about thanksgiving. how did it go for ebay? >> it was a very strong week. it has never been a better time to be a consumer. technology is changing how we are able to shop. it is no longer just about black friday. it is the ciber five. it started on thanksgiving day. people shop on their couch. they start shopping on their smartphone or tablet or laptop. that continues throughout the holiday weekend. for that five day. propertiesl of our -- a 96% increase in mobile commerce volume. >> i got 50% of my shopping done. are you done?
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
are able to manage and respond to rapidly changing energy technology as well as managing supply and demand in the markets. thisat this point i'd like to yd to my colleague from texas, mr. green. >> thank you, mr. chairman, and thank my ranking member for yielding to me and allowing me to speak. today our witnesses will discuss issues that face our country now and in the future including grid security, gas-electric coordination and infrastructure permitting. it's important to know that texas is the face of the changing energy landscape. in texas we have demand for energy that's growing exponentially. we have grid issues that threaten our economic growth, we have infrastructure needs for market delivery and power generation. we must coordinate and balance all these challenges with the resources necessary to overcome them. wind power and natural gas offers texas a way to clear all these obstacles. additionally, our domestic supplies allow us to meet not only our challenges, but those of our neighbors. but this, too, must be addressed. last month we held a hearing on the north american
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
while apathy may be involved in high premium prices may be involved, at step one, we expect technology to function function. it's unacceptable. >> you just leave? >> you may have to wait if you go to healthcare.gov. >> i'll wait. put them on speaker phone if only on the phone. your generation won't? >> i spoke with tech experts today that said when you build a web site, it has to look good and work quickly and wok across platforms. if you go to healthcare.gov put you in a waiting room, 50,000 users at a time. >> do they pipe in music? >> i'm sure there's bad music involved. kidding. but a get your documents together and enter a an e-mail address and get a reminder to come back later. but if i'm a millenial, which i am, and i spoke to young people, they may not come back because they're impatient expect technology to work quickly. >> how many of them who have the patience to go through this go on site and say, this is not such a good deal. i've waited around for this and discovered it really wasn't worth the wait. >> that's an issue. people say the premiums are high, and we have seen th
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
look at the technology and media companies shaping our world. i'm emily chang. let's get to the rundown. nelson mandela died at the age of 95 and tributes are pouring in around the globe. >> we've lost one of the most influential and courageous and good human beings. he belongs to the ages. >> mandela served 27 years in prison after being convicted of treason with the white minority government. three years later, he won the nobel peace prize. he became the first elected black president. once again, mandela has died at 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. she tweeted, "there could not be a more exciting time to join." john is in l.a. what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have a woman join the board. there are a number of things that made her the right candidate. she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelo
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
question about technology and i know the even just more online diagnosis so people don't have to come in directly but within the master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition to that so for example remote appointments with providers if you are not able to get there whether it's web based or phone based or something like that and to be honest i don't know about plans for current plans for expansion but that's something we address in the plan and seen as a promising opportunity really to increase access to vulnerable populations to make sure they get the care they need. >> great. colleagues any other questions?
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
city to the other side of the st e in 25 minutes. is it through technology? >> it's a combination of things, basically dedicated right of way so really pushing forward on dedicated right of way. it's segregated right of way which maybe a great separation. so there is no interference with vehicular traffic. it will also include consolidation and potentially expressed service. so these are kinds of things we are looking at. the great separation are the high capital cost very long-term opportunities and the technology skip stop different stages of the signal systems, more of the short-term, medium term opportunities. this road capacity study will look at this and explain it in detail because we know with some of these things is 25-30 years away but there is things we can do in the next two to 3 years that we can improve that. there is areas taking space from travel lanes or parking, we are going to need your help to prioritize so we can move these projects forward. >> you also probably need the future board's help. >> it's going to be very ong on going. i think the tup will need the boa
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
beginning to understand how to use technology. for a long time we did not know how. >> and then there is the importance of the principal. that is something we focus on. my wife's father was a principal. they spend a lot of time on the boiler or the leaky roof. there is no peers to talk to. it is a lonely, hard job. it is a difficult job. we are working at the boston college to work with principals to help them get the best methods and tools. and then the teacher is the second most important. they are the leaders. jack welsh, that is the principle. lea iacocca. >> jack welsh, what is it they have, you would go around and do a self analysis of companies and you would look for things that you could identify and know they had the potential to grow. and they had a culture. and they had a plan to grow. what do great managers do? >> there are two types. somebody who comes up with an idea, and then you have to grow it. iacocca had to turn around chrysler. even more challenging, a company like general electric, make something good better. that is really hard. all of these people are problem so
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
to make maryland a hotspot for futuristic technology. >> and we will go live to dallas where they are battling a major winter storm. eileen is also tracking >> you are watching abc seven on your side. >> paper copies of newsweek will wear out the presses again starting next year. the newsmagazines owners want to hit the reset that in after stopping the print publication at the end of 2012. they will work to incorporate the online magazine into the print magazine. it is expected to cost less than $10 per issues. >> a howard county executive says he wants to bring more 3-d printing technology to maryland. jessupted a company in that creates unmanned aircraft. they recently made headlines because they can make elastic guns that bypass medical does have heirs -- metal detectors. we're going to get to that mess out west. a powerful storm brought ice and freezing rain to areas that really had summerlike temperatures just a few days ago. much like us. we are live in dallas with what is going on. here in dallas, all the way up to tennessee, this ice storm is hitting hard. to me show you what
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
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SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
institution that mergers the modern technology in putting the patient first. at the same time we'll meet the legislature mandatory to meet the service sound hospitals that will be ready to serve the bay area xhusht should such a disaster happen. thank you for the opportunity to say thanks to a st. luke's in their rebuild project. they clearly understood the project for o who have dreamed of the hospital facilities they and their i patients deserve. as a chief of the staff and most probably in the future today is a wonderful day for me, my fell staff members and most importantly all the patients who will be cared for in your new and beautiful care centers. thank you (clapping.) good morning mayor ed lee dr. browner and mr. co- hill and distinguished guests. i'm marilyn logan i'm the nurse manager of the medical unit at the st. luke's campus. it's truly an honor to be here and i'm very k350i69d we're moving forward with our project to build 20/20 hospitals in 0 san francisco. for the past 5 years i've worked at the pacific campus and at the st. luke's campus. our nurses are proud of the ca
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
the fuel or, feedstock for electric generation, whenever they want. and told the new technology can be relatively small, simple equipment often modular move from side to side in an oilfield, which is important to capture stranded gas. mr. mckinley has an interesting pair or can be installed in existing port facility. i hope ferc can improve beneficial technologies like is not subjected at the same time an extensive review process is the major project such as lng. some of these new technologies don't always fit the rules you have an there'll for us to fit a category. just because you are supposed to regulate them or you feel you have to regulate them, new businesses will be stifled or it will never get off the ground. i hope you'll feel you have to conjure up ways to regulate something if you haven't been told to regulate by an act of congress and that is a question that's not meant to be insulting in any way because i iru appeared to you have any history statements you want to make to what i've said so far? >> well, i believe we have to stay in our jurisdiction that has been observe
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
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ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
injured. she supported legislation in 2008 for railroads to install technology to automatically slow or stop trains if engineers are going too fast or headed to another train. the measure set a deadline at the end of 20 continue but the rail industry has been lobbying congress to extend it to 2020. >> on monday the palo alto city council will discuss the results of the first ever transportation survey on worsening traffic congestion. among the findings, 20 percent of residents own a hybrid and 93 percent own at least one bicycle and 53 percent of residents have four or more bicycles if their home. 44 percent say they work outside the city with mountain view and san jose being the two main destinations. residents prefer to bicycle or walk when they do not have to drive. >> pregnant women with depression could face a higher risk of passing the condition on to their children. researchers in singapore believe babies can contract depression before they are born. a survey asked women of their mental health when 26 weeks pregnant and m.r.i.'s show abnormal wiring in the brains of babies born t
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. it's only at a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. >> right now most of the bay area is under a freeze warning and the frigid weather is breaking records and breaking pipes. this video just in to the newsroom shows large water main martinez this burst. >> happened just before 10 tonight and rate new crews are shutting off the water but not before as you can see it influenced some nearby businesses and created a chilly mess. >> good evening. >> sandhya is here now on just how cold it will get tonight. >> cold enough that just about everyone will be feeling it. let me show you live doppler 7hd and the freeze warning that is up until friday morning. sub freezing temperatures for just about everyone except san francisco. temperatures are already at or below freezing. the straits and delta under hard freeze
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
more power. give me more power! [ mainframe ] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ >>> take a look at the dow 30 heat map. looks like they're all in the green for now. google led a fresh record high. a lot going on. if you're just joining us, today's employment number, 203,000 for the month on november, 7% unemployment. the question is did you nail the number? this week we asked to you tweet us your predictions for november payroll. the lucky winner will win a piece of our old set saw t, autographed to the "squawk on the street" gang. we'll announce the winner later in the program. you said over. technically you were right. >> i feared north of 250. two groups people should be focused on, the insurers do very well, their assets go up a bit and then the housing stocks because people were betting against the housing s
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
, ebay enterprise, helping bring technology like touchscreen walls and payments to more than 500 of the world's biggest retailers. thanf it adding up to more $14 billion of revenue for ebay last year. >> big numbers. silicon valley is certainly known for talent wars. tech companies battle each other for top engineers. throwing in a few perks. jon erlichman tells us ebay is actually taking a no thrills approach and it seems to be working. gourmet mealsee at facebook, the ping-pong tables at google, silicon valley is known for offering plenty of employee perks. ebay takes a different approach. >> we have a variety of different perks but that is not the way we ask people to join our country. qwest there is a free jim and shuttles but employees pay for on-campus food dry-cleaning and massages. >> the purpose working for our country -- company. people come and believe in our purpose. qwest that purpose to enable $21 billion worth of global commerce by 2015. ebay is adding to its army of technologists and customer support staff, already more than 31,000 strong. roughly 40% of new ebay hires c
KOFY
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
changing weather patterns and how they may affect you. and learn how technology is changing the world of forecasting. >>> san francisco bay area is highly vulnerable to natural hazards like earthquakes, wildfires and severe weather. so we have created one place for you to find all the resources and tips you need to be prepared. visit abc7news.com/prepare norcal and learn how you can keep you and your family safe. >> climate changes seems to have come upon us so suddenly, even though they were telling us 30 years and 40 years ago we could expect the weather conditions we have seen globally in the last five to ten years. it was five years ago because what human beings were putting in the atmosphere we could expect these climb changes. we are seeing seeing more frequent and extreme storms. >> being a communicator, you want to be fair and open. you don't want to worry people or scare people. you know people are smart. they know about their weather. they know about their climate. they know that it is changing. >> certainly on the global scale you have these temperatures rising over t
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
-day low, it's down 9%, and they're buying from every sector from energy to technology and industrials. liz: foresting to see that concern interesting to see that on the vixx there. it had touched 15 two days ago. now to peter barnes. peter? >> reporter: well, hey, liz. these numbers today are adding fuel to the taper talk with the fed potentially moving as soon as its next policy meeting on december 17th and 18th, just two weeks from now. i'll tell you what a couple of fed officials are saying about the numbers and tapering in just a couple of moments. liz: okay. let's get to our traders at the new york stock exchange, cme and nymex. for once the markets are reading a strong number as, oh, there goes all that stimulus to, wait a minute, this has got to be a good sign. second month in a row, right, keith? where we've had a surprise to the upside from the jobs numbers. why the difference today from just yesterday? >> it's actually interesting. i think yesterday and what we saw the week before has led people to think that december taper's going to come in. i personally don't think it's g
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
technology standpoint, is how do we figure out a way and it can't be that hard with the technology that exists today for somebody to be able to utilize the empty parking around the site, that is within an easy walking distance and frankly the transit availability of the public transportation is the most attractive part of the site for us, and between cal train, and muni and bart and transbay terminal. and the ability thousands of giants fan do to walk from their homes or from their businesses to the site which is unavailable to us now. >> okay, thank you. i want to echo what my fellow commissioners and adams said what this represents to the see and also to see the warriors come back to san francisco, and i do want to say more about what this process is about. and not about to let the project at this point as he pointed out, we are in i think a multiphased and as some of the members of the public have said that we are seeing one piece and we are not seeing the whole project and there are other pieces in terms of the residential towers of the hotel and obviously, and in this commission ta
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
technology, you've got outperformance by a lot of start-up companies, you've got enormous regulation, and you're seeing almost a rerating towards more manufacturing in the states. when you talk about a stock market that's going to go higher, will it be across the board? >> the sectors are obviously going to differ from one another according to their prospects. we're optimistic about autos and parts, for example, we're optimistic about the banks, which has largely straightened out their problems and i think we're easily optimistic about tech because the tech earnings are remarkably stable. and, you know, the -- it's a volatile sector, so if the thing is going up, it will go up. i'm not suggesting for a moment that on valuation terms this market should be way higher. i don't think it's grossly overpriced at the moment, but i don't think it should be way higher. i'm simply saying that the weight of money will often take things up beyond what they're worth. >> many out there are still calling a higher ek market for european stocks in 2014 because we are seeing this turn around in the economic
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
bio life scientists and the technology industry or merchandising industry here and tourism but the real innovation comes when we recognize that it is the intersections where those industries happen to cross and where they met each other. that's why it's important to see a company like autodesk here and pg&e that ordinarily they do things in the traditional sense people do things on their own. advanced merchandising you can't do anything without this you want to be able to see it before you mass produce it it takes outside the risk and certainly saves money. david chiu and i were there at the autodesk were assisting all the different levels of merchandising. so that cross section is very important. there's more of those areas that can do a lot more for us. you'll find another example when square opens up their headquarters you'll find their furniture is being produced in sf made like ohio designed willing designing it to make sure we utilize the talent that's here poor more of that can happen. why can't we have 50 to 60 people holding a tip buck too bag. there's all kinds of things
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> welcome to world news tonight, in the frozen zone, a massive ice storm in the heart of the country. drivers out of control, winter weather from new mexico to maine. hundreds of thousands without power, temperatures drop. >>> celebration of the life of nelson mandela, leaders around the world going to south africa to bid him farewell. >>> made in america. clothes made in america again. and tonight, you can trace your jeans to the farmer who grew the cotton. make it a merry christmas for american jobs.
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
. he excites people. the question that you have to ask -- does technology fit? does it stretch beyond his capability? >> he says that he expects to stay at least through 2014. he is dedicated to ford. we will continue to move forward. >> what mr. mulally and the ford crew really want to talk about is the new mustang. this is earlier this morning. >> it represents the heart and soul of the new company -- the company at its best. it is a really big day. 50th anniversary and we could not be more happy to be presenting this. the mustang has universal appeal. to put it into perspective, the mustang has over 5.5 million followers or fans on the spot. over half of them are outside of the u.s. in the four corners of the globe. it has universal appeal. it ignites that sense of freedom and optimism. it is very consistent. it transcends genders, demographics, and nations. >> alan mulally says it is all part of the one ford plan that was put into motion seven years ago. >> we decided to provide best in class vehicles. also, to make something affordable. >> which was the idea of the pony car in th
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
criticism of yahoo! was we don't know what this company is, is it a media company, a technology company, you could still voice that same criticism. >> i would say you could say it more. >> right. >> i do not think she's crystallized the vision for yahoo! >> cnbc and yahoo! finance do have a content partnership. >> and yahoo! finance is a fabulous product. >> i know for sure we're not a technology company. our mission is very clear. >> put your blackberry away. thank you, bethanie. are you ready to put your money where your mouth is. we're going to kick off our y r year-long game we came up with yesterday. where would you put $1,000, s&p 500, ounce of gold, one bitcoin or a spectacular bottle of bordeaux. vote on streetsigns.cnbc.com now. >>> an ice storm pelting the midwest and it's only going to get worse as we head into the weekend. the latest on this monster storm when "street signs" comes right back. before global opportunities were part of their investment strategy... before they funded scholarships to the schools that gave them scholarships... before they planned for their
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
starting to sort out are there technologies to employ to invoke the mechanisms. dr. smith is looking at wood peckers and how they protect their heads and he has found that there are mechanics in their neck that they can help alter blood flow. we find that they live at high al thank ytitudes altitudes. so we are excited about exploring technologies and help that body self regulate these blood flows and can protect us as well. it is amazing research. so many people are concerned about this. we appreciate the work that you are doing. thank you so much for your insights. thank you. >> kim kardashian keeping up with a new quartcontroversy. why kim's critics are crying foul and is it fair. plus a pooch caught red handed on cam. doing something that could land him in the dog house. ♪ you ain't nothing but a hound dog barking all the time ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover eve. all day pain relief with just two pills. medicare open enrollment. of year again. this season, discover eve. time to compare plans and costs. you don
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am EST
worst score of any industry in the united states. it is behind technology, even automotive customer service. citigroup among the lowest ranking states a score of 72. if you want to ride on the autobahn, it will cost you unless you are native to that country. germany conservative in sscial democrat parties reached an agreement to charge tolls to foreigners using the country's highways as part of a deal to form a governing coalition. more details will be released following a vote on december 12. expected to rise about a third of a billion dollars, $350 million in revenue for the european country. joining italy and france who already charge drivers highway tolls. and a look at how one company is helping job candidates avoid the gutter, literally. it might help save your life but not your dollars. why a healthy diet is costing consumers extra bucks every year. and see how world currencies are faring against the dollar. in today's markets, a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the be
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
technology -- >> dogs know what you are doing. when i did this to my dog he would bark. that was his thing for talk. >> dogs understand, but i spend $300 on cameras. >> no one is going steal that, sherrod. >> do i take this bon tab filled with weed -- bopping filled with weed? bong filled with weed? >> i saw your ears pick up when the ring tone came on. >> first of all this is not for the pets. it is for the people. dogs and cats don't pass the mirror test. i don't believe they know it is them in the mirror. i don't think they know it is you on the screen. >> they can tell your voice. >> but you don't need a camera for your voice. who says it is just for pets. >> you mean for little people? >> little people or if you keep people tied up. >> here is a treat for you. i will be back in four hours. >> there are websites you can go to where you can find people who would do that. >> that's an interesting thing. with every new technology the first thing that happens goes toward porn. >> i was ready to speak about dogs. >> you totally scared me. >> anything that gets me to my puppy. i love my dog.
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
stores. apple will use ibeacon technology which tracks customer movement in the store to offer information. if you walk by the iphone table you might get a message asking if you want to upgrade to the new model. the technology is opt in and will require customers to install the official apple store app on the idevices. >> having my friend scott mcgrew co-anchor with me. doesn't mean we're going to skip one of my favorites, gadget friday. >> i've got it here, a whistle. this goes on a dog collar. let me show you. i have video of my dog murphy. you can see it just behind his left ear. there it is on the collar. the idea, the fit bit, this is like a fit bit except for dogs. so on your iphone, you get to see what your dog has been up to. so for instance, the other day murphy had 54 minutes of exercise. you can see where he's jumped up and down on the grass there. on the right-hand side it shows 7 minutes of that was by himself and he had two walks of 25 minutes. >> how can you tell it was by himself? >> that's a good question. the answer is, it's hooked to your wi-fi, so when he di
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 9:30am PST
sleep number dual temp, the revolutionary temperature-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey!
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 9:20am EST
-mail about this. stuart: so, this is-- look, you're a technology kind of guy. >> sure, but my mom who is the least tech savvy person in the world doesn't use her dell laptop anymore because the battery, she doesn't open it, 30 minutes to boot up. she whips out her ipad and making purchases. stuart: the bottom line here is not so much the problems for bricks and mortar stores, it's the shift in the way that we actually shop and look at products. and i don't see any slowing down in this shift to mobile. in fact, the vendors and the smart phone people, the tablet people are making things soo easy for us. >> the key is in the applications. what we saw in the numbers is the iphone or the smart phone being the browsing. we're maybe not going to make the full purchase on the device. it's the tablet, with the real estate. i get to look at the sweater and see if my father would like it, screen real estate. interactive, there are beautiful applications developed specifically for purchases. crate and barrel, fab. all of these sort of niche applications which make shopping sort of fun, lean back
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
technology. the u.s. naval working facility with a fuel-cell powered unmanned drone yesterday while it was propelled from a submarine. devastating ability to stream videos back the naval base in the project took less than six years to complete, relatively fast compared to traditional programs that often take decades to produce results like these. exciting stuff. adam: is a good economy are good news for the economy good news for the market? why he thinks the taper will be harmless for stocks. cheryl: congress getting in the way of business? uncertainty in washington driving companies to look overseas. that story coming up as "markets now" continues. adam: markets are rallingly on better than expected news out of jobs report. we want to head back to the floor of the new york stock exchange and nicole petallides. the dow is up what, more than 150 points at this point? >> right now 173 points to the upside. 15,994 at highest point. we did cross the 16,000 mark. we are seeing gains. saw better than expected jobs numbers for the month. so that was some good news. and we've got plenty of names h
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to keep a deadline for installing new technology on trains that she says would prevent crashes like the one in new york over the weekend that killed four people. senator feinstein introduced legislation back in 2008 that requires all trains to have what's called positive train control installed by december 31st, 2015. the technology automatically slows down or stops trains if engineers exexceed spi.es or are on a collision course with another train , seeds the speed limit or are -- exceed the speed limit or on a collision course with another train. >>> we're learning more about the funeral plans for nelson mandela and why he will be buried far away from south africa's cap -- capital. >>> traffic will be slow like places on 80. >>> bundle up. it's a freezing start, once again, but the sun is now up. we will begin to thaw out. i will have a look at your time line for friday and what changes are coming our way. more on that -- coming up. if i can impart one lesson to a new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 1:35am PST
with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. amesone witty" is ac >> police arrest an 18-year-old for stealing part of the porshe that actor paul walker died in. jamison witty is accused of following the tow truck and grabbing the car park. detectives found the roof panel while searching his home. >>> cal's memorial stadium is getting a new name thanks to some deep pocketed investors who happened to be former students. >> reporter: what does 18 million bucks buy you at cal these days? a patch of dirt and grass for
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
which was designed in 1935 or 1945. we can consolidate agencies. buying information technologies. you know, how we make ourselves more customer friendly. those are all things that we can improve. but the upshot is the government still does a lot of good and the last point i'll make on this is, you know, we've had a politic, frankly, the entire republican party since reagan has been government's the problem. and if you day after day, week after week, election after election are running on that platform and that permeates our culture and it's picked up by ordinary citizens who grow skeptical, then it's not surprising that over time trust in government declines. but as i said in the speech yesterday, the biggest issue that i see out in the hour riris that every one of these young people can get a good job, pursue a career, support a family, not be loaded up by $100,000 worth of debt, actually buy a home, how do we do those things that reduce inequality in our society and broaden opportunity? and government can't solve all of that and we live in an economy that is global and technolo
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or not? what if they embrace new technology instead? imagine a company's future with the future of trading. company profile. a research tool on thinkorswim. from td ameritrade. where does the united states get most of its energy? is it africa? the middle east? canada? or the u.s.? the answer is... the u.s. ♪ most of america's energy comes from right here at home. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> last year, right after hurricane sandy leveled large swaths of new york and new jersey, i thought i'd get clever. i saw generac was roaring in the wake of a storm that had knocked out power for millions of people. and then i noticed how briggs and straten the maker of portable generators had done next to nothing and i told you to buy that one in the cas
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
undiscovered energy resources. plus new groundbreaking technology used by law enforcement to bring down criminals and the crime rate. that's next on al jazeera. >> they are some of the meanest streets in the country. two cities where the california dream has really been fading into a reality of crime, but oakland and richmond, california, are fighting back. not with boots on the ground, but with bots. technologhat can track a gunshot from thousands of miles away. "techknow's" lindsay moran spent time on the ground to find out how this works. >> reporter: oakland and richmond is a network of high tech ears. acoustic sensors that could be a game changing in reducing gun violence. it's part of "shot spotter." within seconds after a gun is fired the system pinpoints the location, and alerts police dispatchers and patrol units. >> the first thing it shows is that there were multiple gunshot fires and give us pinpoint location. i almost have realtime information where shots are being fired and where i'm going. >> here's how it works. when a gun is fired, the sound is picked up and recorded by
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
basically said, "the ice cap is too high for human beings, and the technology does not exist to drill it." and toward the end of the season, i got a telex from the program manager. he said that he had funded all of his real science projects and he had $7,000 left -- what could we do on that tropical glacier for $7,000? and i remember telexing back and saying, "i think we can get there." the idea was to bring a drill from antarctica and fly this thing up to the summit, drill the core, put the cores in a helicopter, fly it out. this helicopter -- we'd be flying along at 19,000 feet, and it would just fall like a rock. i mean, it's clear air. and the pilot's eyes were big. i'm sure ours were, too. after two attempts, they said, "there's no way. we can't even get close to the ice cap." you just couldn't do it. so we failed in our mission to drill the ice field. and that's when we came up with the idea of solar power. the beauty of that is that they're panels. and you can put six panels to a horse, and you can transport your power supply to the edge of the ice, carry it up on the summit, a
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
power. give me more power! [ mainframe ] located. ge deep-sea fuel technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ ♪ >>> guy's favorite song. welcome back. if you missed today's top moments here's a rapid-fire recap in executive edge. >> the job rate, it was 203,000 jobs, 203,000 jobs, the unemployment rate dropping to 7%, that is a huge surprise. >> this is not one growth rate. it's a very high growth rate in the top half of the economy and a low growth rate in the bottom half of the economy. we're experiencing asymmetric recovery. the people in the bottom are getting hammered and not getting better. >> my forecast for 2014 remains pretty close to 3%. i think that's where we'll be next year. that's a pretty healthy pace of growth. it's not booming by any stretch of the imagination, but it's a pretty healthy pace. what happens on a quarter to qu
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses little danger. >>> residents of cities across northeastern japan have seen crews working to rebuild their neighborhoods, even if they complain about the pace of reconstruction. some people who live in smaller communities say they can't get the help they need. so one group of architects has stepped in to change what they see around them. here's nhk world's yuko aotani. >> reporter: shoko fukuya has knead her career as an architect but she doesn't design many buildings these days. instead she walks around northeastern japan talking to locals and doing research. how much of these fishermen's lives have returned to normal? >> translator: production wise, they're catching about half of what they used to, but it varies from one area to another. >> reporter: fukuya teaches architecture in the city of sendai. she was visiting tokyo on march 11th, 2011, when an earthquake hit northeastern japan. within the hour, a tsunami roared ashore and washed away building after building. >> tran
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
agreement. technology that makes life more entertaining. call the verizon center mersith disabilities that's powerful. at 800.974.6006 tty/v. >> nelson mandela also an inspiration for sports heros. >> tiger woods has talked about him, muhammad ali. he's impacted at&t leets now and before. mandela didn't attend major sporting events for political gain. he genuinely and enthusiastically embraced them. rugby, boxing, soccer, crick pept those are just a few. he understood the different role sports play in breaking down prejudice. nelson mandela has the unique ability to make people color blind. at the conclusion of the world cup final between south africa and new zealand, president nelson mandela who had only been in office for a year walked on to the field too congratulate his team on a remarkable victory. incredibly, he wore the team embl emblem, a long-time symbol of oppression to forgive a moment of racial forgiveness. 60,000 white people in the crowd chanted "nelson, nelson, nelson." he transformed the phrase one team, one country, into more than just a slogan but a symbol of hope. t
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
what's happening with gtls, the company with the best technology for transforming natural gas into something similar to gasoline. as ceo sam thomas told us the other night, all the better to build the hard to construct big boxes that encompass the transfer technology and put them on boats to take them overseas. the company can't get enough workers to make these boxes. i know welding requires a particular skill set that may not be available in louisiana right now. it will take time, they will get there eventually. chart's also making a device to build out natural gas stations. and more important shell. yeah, shell's building them now. these stations cost between $1 million and $1.5 million. and these companies are building perhaps as many as 400 stations, and the cost is going down. once that buildout gets rolling, they'll get a reverberation as far as indiana, where cummins is located, because cummins is making truck engines that are perfect for long haul truckers. they've been waiting for these engines. don't forget about the pipe and train tracks that need to be laid down to tran
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
debt we have two technologies to our jobs are with us. each of the ski jump. my cousin h the prestigious well. just hiding spots. the joke even if it's just attempt the one thousand sneak onto his tummy on top. at least that the project will continue and that it could increase our financial stability. we want to go upstairs and ventures into buying them. what a headache due to the destruction of contamination. the six geese a female patient. we welcome this program. sunny in the nation section. a book is responsible for the artsy friend that she has carried out. six patients or they don't the problem was that they don't live in the mean the furore over to the east to check the characteristics of tnt and only sold so well with kidney disease process we also split the impact on our environment none of it dangerous situation. newitt stressed but then very careful and take all steps oh god what should the county. the above another to give its economic situation the anniston star student. almost two weeks drop dough onto she's just let this one it's possible to employ a new teache
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
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ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
-balancing layer with active air technology that works on any mattress brand, including yours. whether you sleep hot or cool, sleep number dual temp allows each of you to select your ideal temperature. so you can both sleep exactly the way you like, at your own perfect temperature. and there's only one place in the world you'll find it: a sleep number store, where this holiday season, the hottest sleep innovations make the coolest gifts, including sleep number dual temp. discover dual temp at one of our 425 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. visit sleepnumber.com to find a sleep number store near you. >>> san francisco's marcus books was being evicted today. >> in a city with a diminishing african american population, marcus books is a community treasurer. now, it will take love and money, $1 million to keep the bookstore in this location. >> if we do accomplish this. i should say when we do accomplish this, this is going to be a rare victory for retaining diversity in the city. the buyers tried to evict the bookstore but owners and supporter
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:30am PST
technology innovations all the latest developments from around russia. the future. genes can be held by the us within the decade without charge or trial in kuantan tonight i have to be transferred to an end. but the men were strongly against being sent back to algeria where i fear being persecuted by the authorities or targeted by extremists on the sand is the token a small the glacial pace us officials intend to move forward with the limbo known as guantanamo whatever excuses in the web of bureaucracy allegedly getting in the way of just closing the place down. millie is attempting baby steps to figure out what to do with its detainee is the lastest transferred to prisoners to their home country of algeria one hundred and sixty four the majority of whom have long been cleared for track work or really miss everything creation was involuntary and to place despite the deeds he needs me is to not have this happen is the fear of mistreatment or torture upon their return home to the lives of the two men at times now and is down and inside out hope that some have described the move as politic
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